Latest David Plouffe Stories

2009-03-03 08:00:00

Plouffe to Speak on the Audacity of Successful Brands NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- David Plouffe, the campaign manager behind Barack Obama's historic presidential election, will join the advertising industry for the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in France this June. Plouffe, scheduled to speak on June 25 at 10:45 am at the Palais in the Debussy auditorium, was the first person, other than family, President Obama credited in his acceptance speech in which he referred...

2008-10-19 15:00:07

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama shattered the record for monthly campaign contributions by raising $150 million in September, officials say. The old mark was $67 million, also set by the Illinois U.S. senator in August, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

2008-08-18 00:00:15

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - The presidential campaign of Barack Obama says that the Democratic candidate raised more than $51 million in July. Obama's campaign began August with $65.8 million on hand, according to a statement the campaign issued Saturday in Chicago.

2008-08-13 15:00:21

Mark R. Warner's pick to give a Democratic Convention keynote speech has led to more speculation about Sen. Barack Obama's likely vice presidential choice. The choice of the former Virginia governor for the speech makes it unlikely that current Virginia Gov.

2008-08-12 09:00:52

Obama to announce running mate via text, e-mail WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- In an unprecedented move, U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama's campaign said Monday the choice of his running mate will be revealed via e-mail and text messages to supporters.

2008-08-12 09:00:52

John McCain's Paris Hilton-Britney Spears ad insults not only Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama but also his supporters, the Obama camp says.

2008-08-08 09:00:04

Backers of likely U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama and defeated rival Hillary Clinton say they are negotiating to avoid a convention clash. Negotiators for Sens.

2008-07-18 09:00:33

By Jeff Zeleny and Brian Knowlton Senator Barack Obama raised $52 million in June, recording his second-best fund-raising month of the year through an aggressive mix of large and small contributions that produced more than twice the amount of money raised by his Republican rival, Senator John McCain.

2008-07-05 15:00:03

PHILADELPHIA _ With four months left until Election Day, the electoral map is tilted in Barack Obama's favor, giving him more paths to win the presidency than John McCain.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.